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Marine Tourism: Development, Impacts and Management by Mark Orams

By Mark Orams

Marine Tourism examines either profitable and unsuccessful tourism in coastal and marine environments. the writer offers an outline of the heritage, improvement and progress of marine tourism and describes the features of 'marine travelers' and the 'vendors' of those vacationer actions. The publication comprises case reports of particular sorts of tourism including:* the cruise send undefined, * whale and dolphin watching,* yachting - the America's Cup,* own water crafts and different water activities* and maritime museums and fairs. in destinations together with Brighton, united kingdom, the Florida Keys and Hawaii, united states Caribbean islands, New Zealand and Australia's nice Barrier Reef. the ultimate part examines tourism affects on marine ecosystems and coastal groups and explores administration suggestions aimed toward decreasing detrimental affects and maximizing the advantages of marine tourism.

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Tourism and Trails: Cultural, Ecological and Management by Dallen J. Timothy

By Dallen J. Timothy

Trails and routes were quintessential to commute and tourism over the centuries, supporting to shape the foundation of mobility styles of the previous and the current. This e-book is the 1st to comprehensively research those tourism trails from a tourism and sport standpoint. This state-of-the-art quantity is worldwide in scope and discusses quite a lot of usual, cultural and constructed linear assets for tourism and game. The e-book can be compatible for either researchers and scholars who're attracted to cultural heritage-based tourism, sport and rest experiences, panorama and alter, human mobility, geography, environmental administration, and broader pursuits in vacation spot making plans, improvement and administration.

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Contemporary leadership in sport organizations by David Scott

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Managing Coastal Tourism Resorts: A Global Perspective by Sheela Agarwal, Gareth Shaw

By Sheela Agarwal, Gareth Shaw

This booklet goals to improve a world viewpoint at the administration concerns dealing with coastal inns. It does so through drawing on examples from a number of economies and environments written by way of key specialists. the main administration topics highlighted comprise the techniques of restructuring, makes an attempt to increase sustainable agendas and environmental problems with constructing inns in delicate parts.

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Backpacker Tourism: Concepts and Profiles (Tourism and by Kevin Hannam, Irena Ateljevic

By Kevin Hannam, Irena Ateljevic

Backpacker tourism has shifted from the margins of the commute into the mainstream. Backpacker Tourism: innovations and profiles explores the present country of the overseas backpacker phenomenon, drawing jointly diverse disciplinary views on its which means, impression and value. hyperlinks are drawn among conceptual matters and case stories, surroundings backpacking in its wider social, cultural and financial context.

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Applied sport management skills by Robert Lussier, David Kimball

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Sous Chef: 24 Hours on the Line by Michael Gibney

By Michael Gibney

The again needs to slave to feed the stomach. . . . In this pressing and distinctive booklet, chef Michael Gibney makes use of twenty-four hours to animate the elaborate camaraderie and culinary choreography in an upscale big apple eating place kitchen. right here readers will locate all of the info, in rapid-fire succession, of what it takes to bring a superb plate of food—the trip to excellence when it comes to exhaustion.
advised in second-person narrative, Sous Chef is an immersive, adrenaline-fueled run that gives a fly-on-the-wall viewpoint at the nutrients carrier undefined, permitting readers to in brief inhabit the hidden international in the back of the kitchen doorways, in genuine time. This exhilarating account presents ordinary diners and nutrition lovers alike a close insider’s standpoint, whereas delivering fledgling expert chefs a good photograph of what the long run holds, eventually giving voice to the exertions and commitment round which cooks have equipped their careers.
In a kitchen the place the top criteria are upheld and one misstep may end up in catastrophe, Sous Chef conjures a better appreciation for the concept, care, and concentration that move into growing memorable and scrumptious fare. With grit, wit, and memorable prose, Michael Gibney renders a stunning and uncooked account of this tough and occasionally neglected occupation, providing a nuanced point of view at the craft and artwork of meals and service.
Advance compliment for Sous Chef
“A impressive nuts-and-bolts account of the true enterprise of cooking as informed from the trenches. No nonsense. this can be what it takes.”—Anthony Bourdain
“Michael Gibney’s you-are-there Sous Chef is likely one of the so much informative, humorous, and obvious books in regards to the eating place biz ever written.”—Bret Easton Ellis

“This is great writing—excellent!—and it truly is exciting to work out a debut writer who has language and tale and craft so good in hand. even though i'd by no means ask my employees to learn my very own publication, i'd fortunately require them to learn Michael Gibney’s.”—Gabrielle Hamilton, writer of Blood, Bones & Butter

Sous Chef is a fabulous, beautifully written, clever, and comprehensive e-book. i do know no different booklet that so vividly renders the event and complexity of existence in a huge eating place kitchen. The sheer volume of data verified right here of the details of cooking is massive, and the dynamic, seesaw courting among chef and sous chef is mainly good accomplished. i used to be gripped by means of the author’s culinary ardour and literary sophistication. Bravo!”—Phillip Lopate
“A stable cook dinner chooses elements rigorously, simply as a author needs to decide upon the appropriate phrases. Michael Gibney is a notice prepare dinner of the top order, and this ebook will go away you licking your fingers.”—Gary Shteyngart

“Gibney is as expert with phrases as he's along with his 11-inch Sujihiki knife.”Publishers Weekly (starred review)

“Sumptuously exciting fare . . . [Gibney] breathes lifestyles into the combination of oversized personalities inhabiting the constrained, scorching, noisy area of the kitchen.”Kirkus reports (starred review)

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Tourism, Poverty and Development by Andrew Holden

By Andrew Holden

Poverty relief is excessive at the international coverage time table, its value being emphasized via its position because the first of the United Nation’s Millennium improvement pursuits. As a in all likelihood major resource of financial progress in constructing international locations, tourism can also play an enormous position in poverty aid and relief lower than the fitting conditions. The incorporation of tourism into improvement coverage and Poverty aid concepts has specified poignancy for these Least built international locations the place typical assets exist to aid a tourism and there are restricted improvement alternatives.

This e-book deals a holistic, particular and certain creation to the connection of poverty and tourism in the context of constructing nations. The e-book is split into specific sections, progressing from an review of the major techniques of poverty, tourism and improvement; to the causal components of poverty; to the mechanisms of ways tourism is being applied in coverage and perform to minimize poverty and at last to an research of the connection among tourism to poverty relief sooner or later. The followed analytical technique of the most important issues is multi-disciplinary, incorporating tourism stories, human geography, political financial system, economics, improvement and environmental reports. It integrates examples and unique case reviews from various geographical constructing areas together with Africa, South Asian and East Asia and the Pacific, to lend sensible insights into tourism’s position in poverty relief.

The textual content may be of specific curiosity to better schooling scholars from tourism reports, geography, political economic system, environmental and improvement reports, and sociology backgrounds. it is going to even be of relevance to executive and coverage makers, along those that have a extra basic curiosity in poverty alleviation.

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Information and Communication Technologies in Tourism 2010 by Ulrike Gretzel, Rob Law, Matthias Fuchs

By Ulrike Gretzel, Rob Law, Matthias Fuchs

The papers during this quantity tackle advances in cellular tourism providers, on-line vacation spot advertising and marketing, GPS-based monitoring of vacationer behaviors, determination aid instruments, web design and overview, on-line commute distribution, ICT adoption in tourism and hospitality companies, digital reports, on-line details seek, net 2.0, social media advertising and marketing, and the position of ICTs in sustainable tourism improvement. the amount indicates a excessive variety in disciplinary ways and methodologies used to discover the intersection of tourism and know-how. therefore, the incorporated papers will be of curiosity to readers with various backgrounds.

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